Kent State University’s Wick Poetry Center is set to debut its “Armed With Our Voices” exhibit this week in Austin, Texas, as part of the National Council for the Social Studies annual conference. The exhibit provides a powerful form of cross-generational connection that engages users in the events of May 4, 1970, and the importance of peace, conflict resolution and student activism today.
Kent State Launches Program to Help Foster Teens Impacted by Opioid Crisis to Find Hope, Success in Their Futures
Kent State will partner with First Star and school districts to engage foster care teens in college-preparatory programs that provide the foundational support they need to succeed in high school and envision a future that may include a college degree.
What do you call a professor who continues to be a resource for students long after they’ve left his classroom, a professor who oversees a food pantry for students with food insecurity, a professor who works across departments for the benefit of all students? This year, Daniel Dankovich, assistant lecturer for Biological Sciences at Kent State University at East Liverpool, is called the winner of the Outstanding Teaching Award.
John Elliot, BArch ’70, Charleston, West Virginia, and his wife, Fonda, have been champions of the Kent State University architecture program and its talented students for more than two decades. As a first-generation college graduate, Mr. Elliot recognizes the transformative effect that higher education can have on an individual.
Jacqueline Marino, professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, dropped all of her papers when she heard the door to her Feature Writing class open while she was lecturing. The colleagues with cameras and balloons meant she had won the Distinguished Teaching Award. Marino's enthusiasm for student success transfers to those who know her.